Buttons: A Passementerie Workshop Manual - Gina Barrett by Gina-B Silkworks

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  • Description

    In this workshop manual, Gina Barrett shows how to recreate the beautiful passementerie buttons of the past and how to work modern designs. A large variety of techniques are explained, including thread wrapping, needlework, knots and embroidery. Working with beads and spangles, needleweaving and lace techniques are discussed, as are tool, materials, useful stitches and finishing.

    Instructions for over 100 individual designs are included - each clearly explained and illustrated with step-by-step drawings.

    Suggestions for many more variations are also given, with photographs and drawings for inspiration, enabling the reader to create a huge range of unique buttons.

    Regardless of whether you sew or not, and whatever your skill level, this manual will show you how to make beautiful buttons.

    ISBN: 978-0-9573243-1-2
    Pub Date: 1 June 2013
    Illustrations: 553 black & white, 73 photographs
    Extent: 84 pages
    Size: 210x297mm
    Binding: Paperback

    Contents:

    Foreword by Ninya Mikhaila
    Introduction
    Threads, Tools & Materials
    Button Moulds
    Finishing
    Buttonholes & loops
    Useful Stitches
    Death's Head
    Six Point Wrap
    Eight Point Wrap
    Square Wrap
    Eight Point Star
    Star Wrap
    Union Jack
    Silver Square
    Leek Square
    Decorative Square
    Triangle Wrap
    Chequerboard
    Oval Cross
    Lengberg Button
    Medieval
    Basketweave
    Buffalo Diamond
    Open Square
    Star of David
    Crossed Net
    Five Point Star
    Lattice
    Staphorst (3 colour)
    Stripe with Grappe
    Diamond Square
    Eternity Knot
    Suzi's Star
    Macclesfield Star
    Gina's Star
    London Star
    Northern Star
    Bound Square
    Interlaced
    Dorset Crosswheel
    Blandford Cartwheel
    Basketweave
    Continental Crosswheel
    Shirtlace
    Austrian Shirtlace
    Star Shirtlace
    Sabine Star
    Singleton A
    Singleton B
    Singleton Carolus
    Bird's Eye
    Mite
    Ring Braid
    Stacked Braid Button
    Mixing Braid Types
    Ring Braid Cup
    Ring Braid Centres
    Dorset High Top
    Dorset Knob
    Ribbed
    Grappe Simple
    Herringbone
    Spider Web
    Needlework Star
    Flower
    Layered Flower
    Knotted Dome
    Victorian Knot
    Pinwheel
    Pinwheel Variant
    Star Flower
    Snowflake
    The Empire
    Morning Star
    Victorian Swirl
    Wheel
    Tristar
    Crochet Ball
    Toggle Cover
    Flat Button
    Oval Button
    Floral Ring
    Bullion Flower
    Ring Frame
    Five Hole Eyelet
    Whitework Lace
    Wash Star
    Teneriffe Star
    Rosette Roundel
    Open Wheel
    Sunburst
    Tabby Weave
    Yorkshire Button
    Toggle
    Tufted Toggle
    Chinese Button
    Globe Knot
    Turk's Head: 4b 3l
    Turk's Head: 4b 5l
    Turk's Head: 5b 3l
    Turk's Head: 6b 7l
    4 Bight Chevron
    6 Bight Chevron
    3 Element Button
    4 Element Button
    Starburst
    French Knot Circle
    Coiled
    Raleigh Button
    Edge Circle
    Cross Stitch
    Petit Point
    Floral
    Embroidered Ball
    Foil Ground
    Purl
    Gems
    Spangles
    Tambour
    Lengberg Button: 
    A contribution by Beatrix Nutz, MA
    Button Names & Information
    Further Reading